Transitioning Back to School: Tips for Parents

Beginning a new school year is both exciting and nerve-racking for parents and children. The transition is especially challenging for families with children on the autism spectrum. While transitions are difficult, there are things families can do to help prepare...

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Myths and Realities of ABA

A recent article highlighted many of the misunderstandings of what current ABA practices include. As mentioned in the article, and observed through personal experience, some parents and therapists alike reject the use of ABA, but tend to have some confusion about...

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Medicaid coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

I recently read a quote from a parent of a child with autism: “The hardest part about autism is knowing what treatments and therapies your child could benefit from, and not having the financial resources to get him the help.” (autismspeaks.org)...

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Coping with the Relaxed Summer Schedule

Summer break is a time for relaxation, vacations, and fun. However, for many children with autism and their families, summer break also means a transition from the structured schedule of the school year. This can prove difficult for children and...

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